Teenagers can act in ways that leave parents exasperated! Teens are often impulsive or take risks without fully understanding the consequences of their behavior.
Recent research has shown that it takes about 25 years for a person’s brain to fully develop. If you’re interested in how the brain develops and the impact of this on teenage behavior, watch this video by Dr. Ken Winters:
Parents can help prepare kids for being teenagers by allowing them to have plenty of responsibility and make mistakes when they are younger. Learning to think through choices and possible consequences is an important skill for pre-teens to develop.
What was my teenager thinking?
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
Protecting Kids From Social Media Harms
Social media can be a great way for kids to connect with friends, but it can also be a source of stress and anxiety. As parents there's...
You dream of your children growing up and making a positive impact on the world. The last thing you want is for your child to be responsible...
When your kids misbehave, how do you usually feel? Most parents report feeling angry, frustrated or embarrassed. When you're feeling ...
You are likely doing an excellent job teaching your kids to keep themselves physically healthy. You’ve taught them to wash their hands ...
You left a comment on my blog several months ago, Kathy, and I just checked out your blog. What a great resource for parents! I can't believe this was sitting at my fingertips all this time and I had missed it! You are now on my blogroll and I will check in on you with regularity!;D I am so glad I found you!
Post a Comment